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  • Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties Traffic Advisory

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    April 05, 2019

    Florida Department of Transportation
    RON DESANTIS
    GOVERNOR
    1074 Highway 90
    Chipley, FL  32428
    KEVIN J. THIBAULT, P.E.
    SECRETARY
     
     
     
    For Immediate Release
    April 5, 2019
    Contact: Tanya Branton
    Toll-free (888) 638-0250, ext. 1599
    tanya.branton@dot.state.fl.us
     
     
    Escambia and Santa Rosa County Traffic Advisory
     
    Chipley, Fla.Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction and maintenance activities
    Escambia County:
    ·            U.S. 29 Widening from Interstate 10 (I-10) to U.S. 90A (Nine Mile Road) – The following traffic impacts will occur from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, April 7 through Saturday, April 13.
    • Nine Mile Road at the U.S. 29 Overpass: Alternating traffic shifts will direct all traffic onto the westbound or eastbound lanes as crews continue construction of the new northbound bridge deck. Nine Mile Road lane restrictions are Sunday through Friday.
    • U.S. 29 between I-10 and 9 1/2 Mile Road: Drainage and paving operations continue. Drivers can expect alternating lane closures Monday through Saturday.
    • U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement Bridge- Bridge construction will require the following lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, April 7 through Sunday, April 14:
      • U.S. 98 east and westbound from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to just east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze. 
      • North 17th Avenue in Pensacola between U.S. 98 and the CSX Railroad overpass (Graffiti Bridge). 
    • U.S. 90 (North Davis Highway) and State Road (S.R.) 10A (Scenic Highway) Utility Work- Drivers will encounter intermittent lane restrictions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Saturday, April 6 on North Davis Highway and Scenic Highway in Pensacola at the following locations as crews trim trees around utility lines:
      • North Davis Highway:  Northbound from south of Scenic Highway to Airport Boulevard
      • Scenic Highway:  Westbound from I-10 to North Davis Highway
    • U.S. 90 (Mobile Highway) and County Road (C.R.) 99 (Beulah Road) Intersection- Operations may require intermittent lane closures near the intersection the week of Sunday, April 7. There will be no lane closures allowed from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • U.S. 98 Resurfacing from S.R. 298 (Lillian Highway) to west of S.R. 173 (Blue Angel Parkway)- Work activities will begin the week of Monday, April 8.  The $1.4 million improvement project will include milling and resurfacing the roadway, widening turn lanes, guardrail enhancements, drainage improvements and new signs and pavement markings.  
    • S.R. 291 (Davis Highway) Routine Maintenance On-Ramp to I-10 Westbound/I-110 Southbound- The outside, right lane from southbound Davis Highway to I-10 westbound/I-110 southbound will be closed from 8 p.m. Monday, April 8 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 9 as crews make guardrail repairs. 
    • S.R. 289 (9th Avenue) Utility Operations from Wynnehurst Drive to Fisher Street- There will be intermittent lane restrictions between Wynnehurst Drive and Fisher Street from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10 as crews trim trees around power lines. 
    • U.S. 90A (Nine Mile Road) Widening from S.R. 297 (Pine Forest Road) to U.S. 29There will be alternating lane closures at the intersection of Nine Mile Road and Pine Forest Road from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 9 through Friday, April 12 as crews perform asphalt testing. Traffic control officers will be on-site to help direct traffic.
    • Crary Road Bridge Replacement over Pritchett Mill Creek- Crary Road is closed between Tedder Road and Byrneville Road as crews continue to construct a bridge culvert.  Motorists will be detoured via C.R. 4 and Byrneville Road. The project is anticipated to be complete summer 2019.
    • Bratt Road Bridge Replacement over Canoe Creek - Bratt Road will continue to be closed near Canoe Creek. Drivers on Bratt Road, west of the bridge, will be detoured to Pine Barren Road and C.R. 4.  Drivers east of the bridge will be detoured east on Bratt Road.  The project is anticipated to be complete summer 2019. 
    • Hanks Road Bridge Replacement over Breastworks Creek - Construction activities have begun. The roadway will be temporarily closed during construction. Drivers on Hanks Road, west of the bridge, will be detoured to C.R. 99 and C.R. 4.  Drivers east of the bridge will utilize Pine Barren Road.
     
    Santa Rosa County:
    • S.R. 87 Pavement Markings Replacement- Traffic will encounter minor delays at the following locations from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday until Thursday, April 25 as crews remove and replace pavement markings in the roadway. Law enforcement will be on site to direct traffic:
      • U.S. 90 to Nicholas Lake Road
      • U.S. 98 to Vonnie Tolbert Road
    • U.S. 98 Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement – Bridge construction will require the following lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, April 7 through Sunday, April 14:
      • U.S. 98 east and westbound from North 14th Avenue in Pensacola to just east of the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Gulf Breeze. 
      • North 17th Avenue in Pensacola, between U.S. 98 and the CSX Railroad overpass (Graffiti Bridge).
    • I-10 Widening from Escambia Bay Bridge to Avalon Boulevard (S.R. 281/Exit 22) The following construction related traffic impacts are planned for I-10 and Avalon Boulevard from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the week of Sunday, April 7:
      • Drivers may encounter alternating lane closures on Avalon Boulevard, near the I-10 interchange, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday as crews perform construction activities.
      • Alternating lane closures on I-10, from the Escambia Bay Bridge to east of S.R. 281, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, April 7 through Friday, April 12 as crews work to widen the roadway. 
    ·         S.R. 87 South in Navarre Utility Operations between River Road and East Bay Boulevard- There will be intermittent lane closures between River Road and East Bay Boulevard from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 8 as crews trim trees around power lines. 
    ·         U.S. 98 Utility Operations from Pala Alto Avenue in Santa Rosa County east to Woodland Avenue in Okaloosa County-  Drivers will encounter intermittent and alternating lane restrictions between Pala Alto Avenue in Santa Rosa County and Woodland Avenue in Okaloosa County from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 8 through Thursday, April 18 as Pike Electric performs routine maintenance on power lines. 
     
    All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. Drivers are reminded to use caution, especially at night, when traveling through a work zone and to watch for construction workers and equipment entering and exiting the roadway. 
     
    For more information visit the Florida Department of Transportation District Three on the web at www.nwflroads.com, follow us on Twitter @myfdot_nwfl, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MyFDOTNWFL.
     
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